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Anderson graduates from West Point

Special to Long Beach Breeze

Cadet Brandon Anderson, son of Michael and Alicia Anderson of Long Beach, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, June 13.

Anderson graduated from Long Beach High School in 2016. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in Chemical Engineering. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Infantry branch and will report to Fort Benning, Georgia, for his first assignment.

The mission of the U.S. Military Academy is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of duty, honor, country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the United States Army.

The U. S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, co-educational, federal, liberal arts college located fifty miles north of New York City. It was founded in 1802 as America's first college of engineering.

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